Pavel Petkuns Wiki Bio
Latvian freerunner, YouTuber and social media star Pavel Petkuns – aka Pasha – was born in Daugavplis, Latvia, under the zodiac sign Libra on 29 September 1992. He’s known best for his freerunning skills, which he showcased for the first time in May 2009, when he released his first showreel; Pavel’s also shown off his skills in the videos which he’s posted onto his YouTube channel ‘Pasha The Boss’, which he launched on 27 August 2009. The channel’s today subscribed to by over 26,000 people, and all his 17 videos combined have been watched more than a million times.
Early life and education
Pavel was raised in Latvia by his parents, however, because he respects their privacy, not many details have been disclosed about them; it’s believed that his mother’s a professional dancer and his father a commercial pilot, but this remains unconfirmed. It’s also believed that Pavel’s an only child as he’s yet to speak about whether or not he has siblings.
Pavel studied at a local high school in Daugavplis, and it was during his four years there that he became passionate about freerunning; it was his friends who persuaded him to document his moves and showcase them on the internet. Pavel was interested in a couple of activities during his teenage years as he appeared in a couple of school plays, enjoyed running track, and played soccer with his peers.
He matriculated in 2011, and even though he’s yet to speak about his further education, most of Pavel’s fans believe that he went on to attend college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in sports management in 2015.
Most viewed YouTube videos
Pavel’s mostly popular on YouTube for the videos which feature him pulling off amazing freerunning tricks, while his fans also seem to like him for his travel vlogs, sharing the details of his everyday life and teaching them tricks. We’re about to cover his three most popular videos as these have contributed to his overall popularity.
Pavel’s #1 video “Pasha =) good day” has been watched more than 260,000 times since 29 March 2010 and has amassed over 3,500 likes; it features him showing off some of his favorite freerunning tricks (which he recommends his fans not to try).
His second most popular video “Pasha – Flow” has been watched over 150,000 times since 2 September 2010 and has amassed over 2,300 likes; it’s a continuation of his #1 video and features him showing which tricks one can do with the help of a single truck tire.
Pavel’s #3 most viewed video “Pasha & Stas we love life”, has been watched close to 120,000 times since 11 June 2010 and has amassed over 2,500 likes; it features Pavel and his friend Stas pulling off amazing freerunning tricks around their neighborhood.
Pavel’s active on various social media networks, and is followed by more than 1.3 million people on Instagram today, while he’s posted nearly 2,000 pictures and videos onto the network; most of his Instagram content are videos which feature him pulling off freerunning tricks, while he can be seen spending time with friends, working out at the gym, and playing beach sports in others.
Pavel’s Twitter account was launched in June 2015 but he’s since posted only 15 updates, which is why only a few over 1,700 people are following him on this network; all of his tweets are in one way or the other related to freerunning.
Pavel’s also active on Facebook but is followed by only close to 300 people on the network; all of his posts have amassed only 12 likes, and his most recent update was on 1 August 2023 when he posted a video which features him interviewing a couple on the street, about how they met and how long they’ve been together.
Pavel’s only recently launched his TikTok account, which is why only a few over 1,200 people are following him on this network today; all of his six videos feature him freerunning, and all together have amassed more than 1,600 likes.
Love life and girlfriend
Pavel prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but we know that he’s today in a long-term relationship with fellow Latvian freerunner Aleksandra Shevchenko.
It remains unknown how the two met, but it’s believed that they were introduced by a mutual friend at the park where they both work out. Pavel and Aleksandra can occasionally be seen running together early in the morning, and some of their fans believe that they’ve recently exchanged vows, but have chosen not to share this with their fans; however, this is yet to be confirmed by them.
Pavel’s yet to speak about any other girls whom he’s perhaps dated; he’s in a long-term relationship with Aleksandra Shevchenko as of October 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Pavel spends most of his spare time working out at the gym, as it’s important for his freerunning ‘career’ to remain strong; he’s also following a strict diet as he doesn’t want to gain unnecessary weight.
He loves summer, as he enjoys swimming and spending time with his friends at the beach.
Pavel’s a huge fan of sports and his favorite is soccer; he’s also good at basketball and tennis.
He loves animals – his favorites are dogs and tigers; it’s believed that Pavel and some of his friends volunteer at a local animal shelter nearly every week.
He’s into travelling and has been all around the world to attend freerunning competitions.
Jackie Chan’s one of Pavel’s favorite actors, and a couple of his favorite movies include “Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow”, “Armour of God II: Operation Condor” and “Rumble in the Bronx”.
Height, age and net worth
Pavel’s age is 31. He has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.6m) tall and weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
Pavel’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of October 2023.